Making Music at the Club
The Club's two soundproofed Music Rooms on the second floor are the perfect place to practice singing or an instrument (one of the rooms features a free-to-use piano)—or to learn one.
Rooms can be booked free of charge for one-hour sessions online or by calling or e-mailing the Recreation Desk. A second hour session can be booked if the room is available.
Weekdays: 6:30 am–9:30 pm
Weekends: 7:30 am–9:30 pm
National holidays: 7:30 am–9:30 pm
Music Room Guidelines
- Members ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
- A maximum of three people are allowed in a room at one time.
- Lessons by non-Club music instructors are not permitted.
Music lessons can be booked by calling or e-mailing the Recreation Desk.
With music degrees from both Indiana University and Northwestern University, award-winning pianist Ai Noguchi has taught students from preschool age to adult (she taught elementary school children while living in Chicago). An experienced solo performer, she designs her curriculum to meet each student’s musical needs, with a focus on using the entire body when playing. Click here for more details.
Fee: ¥5,250 (30 minutes)
Whatever your ability and whatever your musical taste, guitar maestro Tetsuo Ishige can help you become a better guitarist.
A professional soloist and session guitarist since 1983, he worked with celebrated guitarist Chet Atkins while staying in Nashville, Tennessee. After returning to Japan in 1992, he released a solo album, "Southern Wind." Click here for more details.
Fee: ¥10,500 (60 minutes) for one person; ¥5,250 (60 minutes) per person for two people
Professional violinist and conductor Kunito Nishitani brings his extensive experience to the Club to help students of all levels improve through guidance in a range of techniques, including posture, bowings and fingerings, reading music and practicing.
He has taught music at New York University, Portland State University, Rose City Music Academy and Lewis and Clark College, and has performed widely as a soloist and concertmaster in the United States and Japan. Click here for more details.
Fee: ¥5,250 (30 minutes); ¥10,500 (60 minutes).